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Dental Hygiene and Care Critical During Cancer Treatment

After months or even years of radiation or chemotherapy, the words "cancer-free" is music to your ears. Your joy and relief, though, may be tempered by the toll these Read More

The Disappearing Tooth Gap - Michael Strahan Pulls an Epic April Fool's Prank

If you're a fan of former NFL player and current host of Good Morning America Michael Strahan, then you're well aware of his unique smile feature—a noticeable gap between Read More

The Importance Of Preventive Care Visits

Seeing a dentist regularly for preventive care is one of the most important ways you can safeguard the health of your teeth and gums. A primary goal of preventive care Read More

Clear Aligners: Another Option Besides Braces for Moving Teeth

Advances in technology often lead to greater choices for things like automobiles or smartphones. In recent decades, advances in orthodontics have given families another choice besides braces for straightening Read More

Cracked Mouth Corners: How to Resolve This Irritating Problem

In addition to the usual tooth and gum problems, dentists also see patients with soft tissue infections in and around the mouth. One of the more common of these Read More

Gum Recession Doesn't Have to be Permanent

The worst outcome of periodontal (gum) disease is tooth loss—but it isn't the only form of misery you might suffer. One of the more troublesome results associated with gum Read More

What Dental Crowns Can Do For Your Smile

Wondering how a crown could improve the health and appearance of a weak or damaged tooth? According to the American Academy of Endodontists, about 15 million root canals are performed Read More

Russell Wilson's Funny Video Aside, Removing Wisdom Teeth is No Laughing Matter

There are plenty of hilarious videos of groggy patients coming out of wisdom teeth surgery to keep you occupied for hours. While many of these have turned everyday people Read More

Your 'Toothache' Might Actually be Unrelated to Your Teeth

When you see your dentist about mouth pain, you expect to hear that it's a decayed or fractured tooth, or maybe a gum infection. But you might be surprised Read More

Lingual Braces: A Third Choice for Moving Teeth

First, there were braces; then came removable clear aligners—both great ways to straighten teeth. But braces with their metal brackets and wires aren't the most attractive look. And, although Read More

Surgical Cleft Correction Candidate for a Modern Day Miracle

Once consigned to an extraordinary divine intervention, the term "miracle" is often used today for anything out of the ordinary. But even if the usage has become a little Read More

Wisdom Teeth Can Still be a Problem for the World's Youngest Billionaire

According to Forbes Magazine, Kylie Jenner is the world's youngest billionaire at age 22. Daughter of Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner and Kris Jenner, Kylie is the founder and owner of Read More

Your New Porcelain Veneers Can Last and Look Great a Long Time

Dental veneers are a popular way to improve teeth with chips, stains, gaps or other defects. They're typically made of dental porcelain, ceramic-like materials prized for their ability to Read More

Refined Sugar Could Be Harming More Than Your Teeth

You've probably heard your dentist say more than once to cut back on sweets. That's good advice not only for keeping your teeth healthy, but your whole body as Read More

A Bonded Retainer - Another Option for Keeping Your New, Straight Smile

For some, the excitement over their braces coming off gets dampened a bit with the prospect of now having to wear a retainer. But it has to be—newly realigned Read More

What Chrissy Teigen's Inauguration Night Cap Mishap Could Mean For You

Inauguration night is usually a lavish, Washington, D.C., affair with hundreds attending inaugural balls throughout the city. And when you're an A-List celebrity whose husband is a headliner at Read More

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